Lagos takes preventive measures against malaria


THE Lagos State Government has adopted a multi-pronged strategy to eliminate malaria in the state. The post Lagos takes preventive measures against malaria appeared first on Vanguard News.

Boko Haram attacks Nigerien soldiers, kills scores

Boko Haram fighters on Sunday attacked a military camp in Dosso, a border community in Niger Republic and killed many Nigerien soldiers. A security source, who confided in our correspondent on Sunday, said that the Boko Haram members invaded a military camp in Dosso through a riverine community on Sunday

SEC set to revive corporate bonds market, Commodities Exchange


The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has said that it is taking steps to address the perceived dormancy in the corporate bonds market. The Acting Director General of SEC, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, disclosed this while briefing of capital market correspondents at the end of the first quarter of 2015 Capital

2015 Federal Budget: Matters Arising — Afrinvest


The Nigerian Federal House of Representative on Thursday passed the sum of N4.5tn budget for the 2015 fiscal year with an increase of N135.4bn over initial proposal submitted in November 2014.

Foreign Portfolio Investments expected to increase in Q2


Amidst concerns over sudden flattening of the bull run in the Nigerian stock market, dealers are speculating large inflows of Foreign Portfolio Investments (FPIs) on the heels of the post election market rally. World’s biggest sovereign wealth fund (SWF), Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), is said to be refreshing

MAY: Nigeria’s month with history as Adesina seeks to lead AfDB


The month of May is going to be a special year in the annals of Nigerian history as General Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in as the President of the country having defeated the incumbent, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. In the same month of May another Nigerian, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina,

Aviation Cabotage will save N200bn annual revenue loss — Agbakoba


“The Economic Benefits of Aviation and Performance in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index Report 2013 states that the aviation industry supports tourism and international business by providing the world’s only rapid worldwide transportation network. Airlines transported 2.8 billion passengers and 47.

The good and ugly sides of CSR


No doubt, companies are increasingly recognising the strategic importance of building business practices that create sustainable economies, environments and societies. In the business world, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR is an indispensable tool for corporate legitimacy and competitive edge. Even as Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, is a keenly pursued objective of

Garba warns players ahead of Germany trip


Ahead of their training tour of Germany, Flying Eagles coach Manu Garba has warned his players that they are not embarking on a jamboree. The post Garba warns players ahead of Germany trip appeared first on Vanguard News.

Arewa youths back Akume for Senate president

The pan-northern Nigeria youth group, Arewa Youth Agenda has expressed its support for the ambition of the Senate Minority Leader, Senator George Akume, to become the president of the 8th Senate. The National Chairman of the group, Mustapha Sani, announced the group’s position in at a media briefing in Abuja,

Resign your appointment, Dara tells Mu’azu

A former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State, Mr. John Dara, has called on the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, to resign his appointment.

Card readers made Jonathan lose –PDP chief

A leader of the Peoples Democratic Party leader in Lagos State, Adedeji Doherty, says the card readers used for the presidential election was responsible for President Goodluck Jonathan’s defeat. Doherty, who came third at the PDP governorship primary last year, said this on his Facebook page on Sunday.

Baraje backs Saraki for Senate presidency

A former acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, and the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Sunday, canvassed for the emergence of the Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Environment, Dr. Bukola Saraki, as the next President of the Senate.

‘APC will protect S’West interest’

The South-West chapter of the All Progressives Congress has promised the people of the South-West that the party will not marginalise them as was the case under the President Goodluck Jonathan administration. The party’s National Vice-Chairman in charge of the South-West, Chief Pius Akinyelure, gave the assurance in a statement

Jez Blenda – Gud Morning ft. Solidstar & DJ Xclusive


After over a year of internship at DM RECORDS under the tutelage of Egberi Papa 1, TIMAYA , 21 year old producer and singer JEZ BLENDA steps out with this Dancehall Tune GUD MORNING featuring EME’S point man DJ XCLUSIVE and ACHIEVAS Music General SOLIDSTAR. *O.

PDP: George, Ogunlewe, Babatope call for restructuring

The South-West Presidential Contact Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has called for a total restructuring and re-engineering of the party. The committee led by a former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Chief Bode George, a former Minister of Works, Chief Adeseye Ogunlewe; a former Minister of Transport, Chief

Lagos moves to curb vices in public schools

The Lagos State Government says measures have been put in place to curb immoral behaviour in government schools. The Commissioner for Youth, Sports and Social Development, Mr.

Gov rerun: Ihedioha, Alhassan, Otti reject results

The All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressive Grand Alliance     candidates for last Saturday’s rerun governorship elections in Taraba, Imo and Abia States on Sunday kicked against the results in their respective states. The candidates- Aisha Alhassan(APC), Emeka Ihedioha(PDP) and Alex Otti(APGA) told journalists that the elections in